Definition of Bullgines
1. bullgine [n] - See also: bullgine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bullgines
Literary usage of Bullgines
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Illustrated Naval and Military Magazine: A Monthly Journal Devoted to All (1888)
"The trains were drawn up the steep inclines by powerful engines, called in the States " bullgines," on account of their steam signals being given with a ..."
2. The North Lonsdale Magazine and Lake District Miscellany by James P. Morris (1867)
"De bullgines burst, de horse ran off; I really thought I'd die ; I shut my eyes to hold my breath—Susanna, don't you cry. Oh ! Susanna, &c. ..."
3. The Young Immigrunts by Ring Lardner (1920)
"... electric bullgines. My mother looked at him with ill consealed admiration. And what do you know about this town she ..."
4. The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West by Laura Lee Hope (1920)
"If you goes any closter one ob dem bullgines might blow up!" "I don't want to be blowed up; do I, Sam?" put in Flossie. "No, indeedy!" he answered. ..."